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83. EULALA EMMA5 ANDERSEN (SENA FREDRICKA4 SVENDGAARD, EMMA MARIE3 JENSEN, SOREN2, JENS1 PEDERSE) was born 29 Mar 1910 in Soren Jensen Homestead (Orum), and died 11 Jan 1990 in Albuquerque, New Mexico Bernalillo Co. Buried in Arlington Cemetary Washington Co. She married HARRY JACOB CLAUS WULF 01 Jun 1932 in First Luth Blair Washington Co. Nebraska, son of GEORGE WULF and LIZZIE RAHLFS. He was born 15 Aug 1907 in On Homestead 4 miles Northeast of Arlington, Ne. Washington Co., and died 24 Nov 1993 in At home near Arlington, Nebr. Wash. Co. Buried Arlington, Ne. Washington co..

Notes for E
ULALA EMMA ANDERSEN:
EULALA EMMA ANDERSEN (WULF)
March 29. 1910 - January 11, 1990
            Eulala Emma Andersen (Wulf) was born March 29, 1910. The birth
place of the Soren Jensen Homestead near Orum, six miles Northwest of
Kennard, Nebraska, Second of eight children born to Anton and Sena
Andersen. First child Pearl Eulala was born December 3 1908 and died of
diphtheria at the age of nine months. Third child Edna born February 29,
1912 on this Homestead also.

      At the age of six Eulala started to rural March school (10 grades) 1 3/4
miles Northeast from home. She attended the 8 elementary grades and 9 and
10th grades in the High School years. Irene Rhrea was the high school
teacher. The children walked to school everyday, at timers for 11 years drove
horse and buggy. There were scary experiences going to school - C.B.
Hansen’s cattle and Joh Herts long beard, and also when the horse refused to
cross the bridge after a big rain, we were grateful to ride with the French
children in their one horse 2 wheel cart.

      March school days were interesting and hard work - best remembered
the Christmas and “Last Day of School” programs - also the frightening
experience of taking 8th grad exams at Kennard High School.


“THE COURTSHIP”

      Even though Harry and Eulala lived only three miles apart, they didn’t meet
until Eulala began teaching the Hilgenkamp School, Dist. 15 where Harry lived.
      Harry seemed rather anxious to take Edna and Clifford to school by team and
wagon during bad weather and bad roads.
      At Christmas time the teacher needed a Santa for her Christmas program. She
asked Harry - he gladly accepted.
      One week later Harry asked Eulala for a date -- thus their courtship began.
      On this first date, January 3, 1930, the couple go to Spiker to dance. No one
arrived, so they went to a movie in Blair.
      The mud roads always had a rut in the tracks - one foot deep - the car often
dragged - but that didn’t keep Harry away! He often rode horseback to see his lady
friend. Or, one time he came, carrying a gun over his shoulder claiming he was out
hunting and just stopped by.
      Most of the time 5 younger members of the family would watch for Harry to
drive over the Knecht Hill, and then - the teasing began. Eulala didn’t mind - so could
bear the teasing.
      Two years of dating - having good times dancing and seeing movies. On one
occasion they won a bottle of O’Cedar Polish for first prize at a dance contest at the
Fairgrounds dance Hall.
      Another occasion - they had their first plane ride over Omaha.
      Edna was teaching Thone School - and many times Harry and Eulala took her to
her school or attended her programs.
      But on this one such trip - the car ran out of gas, a short distance from Eulala’s
home. While walking home, Harry takes a diamond ring from his pocket (December
1931) and gives to Eulala for her Christmas present.
      Now when should they get married! Eulala loved teaching and she wanted to
get married too. Finally - Harry says, “You’ll have to make up your mind soon, because
I must tell the present renter on the farm South of Arlington (the one they live on now)
that their contract won’t be renewed” - We want to move there and farm.
      So the wedding date was set for June 1, 1932 after two years of courtship.

THE WEDDING DAY

      On this clear, warm, day - Wednesday June 1, 1932, at 10:00 a.m., Harry and
Eulala were married. The attendants were Leonard Wulf and Edna Andersen. The
attendants accompany Harry and Eulala to the First Lutheran Church of Blair where
they were married by Pastor James N. Lund. The pastor of the Kennard Lutheran
Church was on vacation.
      Following the ceremony the four go to Kuhn’s Studio for picture taking, a
change of clothes and to Robinson’s Restaurant for dinner.
      Harry and Eulala proceeded, in their 1928 Chevy, down Highway 30 to begin
their 10 day honeymoon - destination Pikes Peak and Denver, Colorado.
      Edna and Leonard follow in Leonard’s little black coupe - where they proceeded
homeward.

More About E
ULALA EMMA ANDERSEN:
Baptism: Born 6 miles NW of Kennard, Nebr.
Fact 2: 16 Jan 1990, Arlington Cemetary, Arlington, Nebr.
Occupation: Teacher & House wife

Notes for H
ARRY JACOB CLAUS WULF:
“MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY”
By Harry Wulf
      I was born Thursday, August 15, 1907 to George and Lizzie Wulf. I’ve been told
that I was born in the upstairs Northwest bedroom, the home located five miles
Northeast of Arlington. It was a new house built by my grandparents, Jacob Rahlfs.
Soon my parents moved to the original Jacob Rahlfs home, one half mile east. Here I
spent all my boy-hood days.
      Jacob Rahlfs, my maternal grandfather, born in Kiel, Germany, emigrated to the
United States to escape the German Army. He came to Omaha and helped lay the first
railroad north of Omaha. He homesteaded on this farm of 240 acres, it later became
know as the George Wulf Farm.
      My father was the oldest of five children, born to Claus Wulf and the former
Dorothee Gadeker. My paternal grandfather, Claus Wulf, was born in Schleswig
Holstein Germany. He was a shoemaker by trade. He emigrated to the United States
and bought a homestead near Orum.
      My mother, Lizzie Rahlfs, was born on the Rahlf ho9mestead to Jacob and the
former Margaret Wrich. I am the oldest of five children - sisters and brothers Leonard,
Met, Edna and Clifford.
      I was baptized Jacob Claus Harry Wulf September 22, 1907 by Pastor J.
Helgendorf.
      It was time to go to school. I attended the Hilgenkamp School one and one half
miles away. My Dad took me to school the first day. This I remember so well- when
my Dad left the school - I started to walk back home again. Suddenly I decided I
better go back. I did. My first teacher Miss Rasmussen, assigned me to a desk and
gave me a book. Other teachers were Helen Eckenkamp MaMann, Edna Carlson and
Hazel French Ludwig. Early school mates were Vernon Thompson, Clarence Kassebaum,
Levi Stork, Lawrence Walkenhorst and others. Clarence Lund was our “hired man”
then - he helped me with my school work, when he wasn’t lifting the telephone receiver
and “rubbering”, or “listening in on the party Line”- as we called it then.
      I was confirmed October 23, 1921 by6 Pastor R.J. Reinertsen of the Lutheran
Church, North of Orum.
      While growing up we young boys played baseball on the green pastures and on a
ball-diamond north of Orum Store.
      As a young farmer I helped feed and care for cattle and pigs, picked corn and
“put up” hay, harvest grain for Dad.
      I remember a trip well. Raymond Rasmussen and I, in his “28 Chevy”, drove to
Shenandoah, Iowa, Rochester, Minn., then to South Dakota. We saw blasting of
George Washington’s head, later to be known as Mt. Rushmore.
      I was noticing the pretty girls - dated a few.
      A teacher at the Hilgenkamp School needed a Santa Claus for her Christmas
school program. I volunteered - and do you know - after our courtship of two and one
half years - I’m still her Santa Claus - for that teacher, - Eulala Andersen. She became
my wife.
      Two events, I recall during these courtship days was when we had our first
airplane ride over Omaha, and the time we rode the Roller Coaster at Krug Park in
Omaha.
      Eulala and I were married June 1, 1932 at the First Lutheran Church in Blair,
by Pastor James N. Lund. Attendants were my brother Leonard and Eulala’s sister
Edna.
      We left immediately for a ten day honeymoon in my “28 Chevy” to the Rocky
Mts. and parts near Denver, Colorado. I questioned my bride - because the first night
she burned our first supper -- and she fell off the table bench.
      The car had a little difficulty getting to the top of Pikes Peak - the car
developed a vapor lock. After a short while we got going again, reached the top of Pikes
Peak - and threw snow-balls. Upon our return home, a wedding reception and charivari
awaited us.
      We began house-keeping on my fathers 200 acre farm located 2 miles east and 2
1/2 miles south of Arlington. At that time there were no modern conveniences or
plumbing until 1936 when we got electricity and an electric refrigerator. It was an old
house, but neat and comfortable.
      As a starter for farming, Dad gave me 4 horses, 2 milk cows, 5 brood sows, one
load of oats and one rack of hay. In 1935 I bought my first tractor, an F20 Farmall
International, from Art Gifford Implement Co. at Arlington.
      There were lots of fun times - company or picnics in the timber most every
Sunday.
      In 1039 a group of us organized a Rural Youth Group for young adults. The
State Department for Rural Nebraska Youth had as their object to increase and improve
contacts in rural living. We named our club :The Diversion Club”. Members were:
Howard and Edith Marshall, Lorenz and Dorothy Dunklau, Otto and Lillian Renard,
Howard and Vivian Edmondson, Leonard and Muriel Wulf, and Harry and Eulala
Wulf. The organization taught us about nature, visited Sass’s flower and iris gardens,
and book reviews by Vita Mactier. Another Rural Youth Group from Blair represented
by Merle and Enid Wardell, visited our group often.
      There were many baby showers in our group at this time.
      The depression of the “Thirties” were bad years for the farmer.
      July 17, 1936, our first child, Nancy was born. It was 115 degrees that day.
Nancy had the colic for three months, so we new parents were sure we were doing
something wrong.
      September 4, 1940, our son Gary was born. In 1941 we moved into a new house.
How grand that was!
      January 4, 1945, our daughter Dianne was born.
      The next few years were spent helping and watching our children “grow up”.
      All three children were graduated from the Arlington High School. With the
classes of 1953, 1958, and 1963.
      Nancy was busy with piano lessons, 4-H Club and High School activities. She
attended Midland College until her marriage to William Krumel in 1955.
      Gary was busy with 4-H Beef Club, attended Nebraska Wesleyan University,
played Midget and Legion baseball. He married Judy Wright in 1962.
      Dianne was busy with piano lessons, 4-H Club, attended Midland Lutheran
College, and received her LPN License at Omaha. She practiced nursing until she
married Dennis Krueger in 1966.
      In 1950 we became members of the First Congregational Church in Arlington.     
      In 1955 we bought our farm. Craig Schmidt has leased the farm since 1982.
For over 20 years I was a salesman for Pioneer Seed Corn.
      During intervals we found time to travel. I think we’ve been in most states, but
no foreign countries. Most interesting places, I think, were Seattle World’s Fair.
Montreal World’s Fair, Soo Locks at Sault St. Marie in Michigan, New Orleans,
Washington D.C., San Antoion, and San Francisco.
      In 1977 we visited Otto and Lillian Renard at Mesa, Arizona and the
Southwest United States. We liked it so much that we’ve spent two months of each of
the last 9 years at “Fountain of the Sun”, Mesa Arizona.
      1982 - Eulala and I observed our Golden Wedding Anniversary. Today we have
9 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.
      My hobbies are singing with the guitar, golf, pool, horse-shoe and judging 4-H
photography at Fairs. I do them all, as much as I can.
      In August 1987, my family and friends helped me celebrate my 80th birthday.
      I like being retired. We’re enjoying our retirement on the farm - the same place
we’ve lived for 55 years. I think we’ll stay there as long as we can, for we enjoy
country living, the peace and quiet, and the fresh air.

More About H
ARRY JACOB CLAUS WULF:
Baptism: 22 Sep 1907, St. Paul Evang Luth church
Fact 2: Arlington, Nebr. Washington County
Fact 4: F5
Occupation: Farmer

More About H
ARRY WULF and EULALA ANDERSEN:
Marriage: 01 Jun 1932, First Luth Blair Washington Co. Nebraska
     
Children of E
ULALA ANDERSEN and HARRY WULF are:
218. i.   NANCY JEAN6 WULF, b. 17 Jul 1936, Good Samaritan Hosp - Fremont, Nebr. Dodge Co..
219. ii.   GARY ARLYN WULF, b. 04 Sep 1940, Dodge Co. Community Hosp. Fremont, Nebr..
220. iii.   DIANNE KAYE WULF, b. 04 Jan 1945, Fremont, Ne. Dodge Co. Memorial Hospital Dodge Co..


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